FREE Lecture by Dr. Anthony Rao on Parenting Boys
Boyhood Decoded: A Discussion with Dr. Anthony Rao
Learn how to understand your young son and what he needs to be confident, happy and healthy
Do you want to better understand your son? Are you curious about the trends facing young boys in today’s fast-paced, highly-competitive world? Are you wondering how to communicate with your son in ways that promote independence and build positive self-esteem?
Join psychologist Dr. Anthony Rao for a candid and upbeat discussion on raising and educating boys successfully. During this talk, Dr. Rao will address the distinct challenges of helping young boys grow into happy and healthy young men. Armed with key insights into how boys think and navigate in the world, you’ll begin to see your son’s hidden talents and gifts – and you’ll leave with simple, practical tips for raising a strong and confident son.
Following the discussion, Dr. Rao will sign copies of his book, The Way of Boys: Promoting the Social and Emotional Development of Young Boys.
Date: Thursday, March 5
Time: 7pm – 9pm
Location: The Fessenden School
250 Waltham Street
West Newton MA 02465
RSVP: This event is open to the public and free of charge. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Please visit fessenden.org/event or call 617-964-5350 to reserve your seat.
About Dr. Anthony Rao
Dr. Anthony Rao is a nationally-known expert in child psychology, appearing regularly on TV news programs and in magazines. He founded a pediatric psychology practice in Massachusetts and is the author of The Way of Boys: Promoting the Social and Emotional Development of Young Boys. For more information about Dr. Rao, please visit here.
About the Book
Dr. Rao’s book, The Way of Boys: Promoting the Social and Emotional Development of Young Boys, is about the crisis in American boyhood. In this practical and accessible guide to the distinct challenges of raising young boys into happy and healthy young men, Dr. Rao urges parents, educators, pediatricians, psychologists, and other developmental experts to reevaluate and radically alter how we deal with our youngest boys
About the Fessenden School
The Fessenden School is a private boys’ boarding and day school for prekindergarten through 9th grade, located in West Newton, MA. For more than 100 years, the Fessenden School has offered state-of-the-art facilities, curriculum, and programs specifically designed to meet the developmental needs of boys.